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By Jared Eborn Deseret News NEPHI -- It's rare that a breakaway succeeds in holding off the peloton for 90 miles.
BORDEAUX, France (Reuters) - World champion Tom Boonen will enjoy a tailor-made stage on Tuesday as the Tour de France takes the peloton over 169.5 km from Bordeaux to Dax and to a likely sprint finish.
By Julien Pretot VITRE, France (Reuters) - Back in the saddle after a two-year drug ban, Briton David Millar says he is the happiest rider in the Tour de France.
PARIS (Reuters) - Confusion surrounded the 232-km fourth stage of the Tour of Benelux Sunday when the main pack, led by organizers' car and motorcycles, lost their way.
LUNEVILLE, France (Reuters) - German rider Fabian Wegmann took the lead in the Tour de France mountain standings Friday as he sped toward his native country in a gutsy solo breakaway on the seventh stage.
NANCY, France (Reuters) - Race leader Lance Armstrong narrowly avoided a pile-up near the "hairy" finish of the sixth stage of the Tour de France on Thursday.
TOURS, France (Reuters) - Former Paris-Tours winner ErikDekker was part of a three-man breakaway that led the thirdstage of the Tour de France Monday.
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